Austin Spent Millions Taking Them Out Of The Floodplain. A New Map Puts Them Back In.

Even in areas where flood mitigation measures have been taken, the new findings say more properties are at risk for flooding.

By Mose BucheleSeptember 26, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From KUT:

A massive update to Austin’s floodplain map shows about 3,000 properties are at higher risk of flooding than previously thought. But a review of the map shows the new threat is most concentrated in some neighborhoods where the city has already spent millions to mitigate flood risk.

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